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Author / Creator:Burdick, Jacques.
Imprint:New York : Newsweek Books, c1974.
Description:192 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Language:English
Series:World of culture
World of culture.
Subject:Theater -- History.
Theater.
Drama.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8850403
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ISBN:0882251031
9780882251035
088225104X (de luxe ed.)
9780882251042 (de luxe ed.)
0882251301
Notes:"A chronology of theater": p. 178-184.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Imitation and celebration
  • Mystery, miracle, magic, and mime
  • Comedy at court, comics in the streets
  • The golden age of European drama
  • Renaissance in France, restoration in England
  • Common roots, uncommon forms
  • The rise of romanticism
  • A new theater for a new audience
  • Priests of art, poets of light
  • Revitalization and improvisation
  • Memoirs of theatrical lives
  • A chronology of theater.